fire crews tackle house blaze in Burnham-On-Sea
fire crews tackled a house blaze in the town on Thursday afternoon
fire crews rushed to the property in Highbridge Road, Burnham
at 12.56pm after flames were seen coming out of an upstairs window.
wore breathing apparatus to enter the building and then used hose
reels to extinguish the blaze in which a bedroom was well alight.
fire service received a number of calls reporting the fire in
the upstairs of the property," a spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
"Two crews from Burnham were sent to the scene and an additional
fire appliance from Bridgwater was also mobilised after visual
confirmation of flames coming from an upstairs window."
used a total of four breathing apparatus, two hose reels, a thermal
image camera, a triple extension ladder and a positive pressure
ventilation to extinguish the fire which severely damaged a first
floor bedroom. The fire caused smoke damage to the remainder of
police spokesman added that there had been no injuries.
The scenes in Highbridge Road following the fire on Thursday afternoon
(photos: Roger Burgess)